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3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business

Knowledge and expertise, embodied in a strategic plan, properly executed, can make all the difference for your startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past four years I’ve met hundreds of entrepreneurs and worked closely with a number of them. I’ve helped in …

Business Strategy

Even as an adult, learning a second language changes your brain

Conventional wisdom suggests it may well be easier to learn a second language as a child than as an adult. But for adults who do take the linguistic leap, what sort of factors influence how well they acquire another tongue?<p>In a new study published this week by the Proceedings of the National …

Neuroscience

Why So Many Business People Struggle with Personal Finance

To understand where your business' money goes, you need to have a firm grasp on your personal finances.<p>Business executives and owners alike struggle with their own personal finances. In some cases, it means that big salaries leave extra money on the table for frivolous spending. Rather than …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

40 Rip-Roaring R-Words To Refresh Your Vocabulary

Our humble letter R has one of the lengthiest and most complicated histories of all the letters of the alphabet, as its shape and appearance have …

'Winning the Brain Game' Will Help Fix Your Fatal Flaws of Thinking

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brainstorming. Problem solving. Creative thinking. These are all words that are closely related to entrepreneurship. However, you would be surprised to know that even successful business owners and intrapreneurs hold themselves back …

Creativity

Why Should You Meditate?

Meditation has been gaining incredible momentum in recent years. Perhaps you've been wanting to try meditation but feel hesitant. This is understandable considering the fact that we place so much emphasis on <i>producing more</i>, and <i>working more</i>. We often hear from people comments such as, "I'd love to …

Meditation

Here's what you should do if you have less than $1,000 in savings

Still, there's a difference between saving less than we'd like and saving nothing at all.<p>According to a recent study by GoBankingRates, a whopping 62% of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings. But wait — it gets worse. Of those surveyed, 21% admitted to not having a savings account at …

Personal Finance

US professors aren’t getting any more accepting of online learning—but students definitely are

Online education comes with plenty of drawbacks. The cons tend to amplify when schools try to integrate e-learning into a broader bricks-and-mortar college experience: Students are said to get bored, learn less, or absorb only a portion of the intellectual atmosphere they’d find in physical …

Higher Education

The top 12 skills tech employers want today

So Bentley University and a startup called Burning Glass, which uses big data to examine workforce trends, set about answering what skills are most in demand. They examined nearly 25 million US job postings to find out.<p>From that, they came up with this list of top 12 skills that thousand of …

Business Development

10 proven ways teachers can improve their sleep

Beware of cold feet, embrace the darkness and ditch the laptop – here’s what science says about how to get a restful night’s sleep<p>A good night’s sleep is the holy grail for today’s generation of overworked and overstressed individuals. For teachers, a proper night’s rest is particularly vital, …

Sleep

Use Of MOOCs And Online Education Is Exploding: Here's Why

The folks at Class Central just released their data on the growth of online courses (MOOCs) in 2015 and the data is amazing.<p>More than 35 million people have enrolled in online courses in the last four years, and 2015 enrollments doubled from 2014. <i>(That’s equal to one out of five working</i> …

Online Education

What top researchers discovered when they re-ran the numbers on income inequality

By Jim Tankersley<p>, Economic Policy Correspondent<p>SAN FRANCISCO - The world's most famous inequality researchers unveiled a new way of adding up the growing gap between the super-rich and everyone else on Tuesday.<p>The findings by economists Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman and Thomas Piketty, which are …

How to Become a Millionaire: 9 Habits That Can Make You Rich

If wealth is the destination, the journey always starts with attitude.<p>Want to get rich? If you work for someone else, you won't. (Don't believe me? Check this out.)<p>That's why entrepreneurs are willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About Sleep In 2015

Scientists dove deeper into the mystery of sleep this year.<p>Arianna Huffington has shared the big idea that she thinks will define 2016 -- and it's probably not what you would expect.<p>"Sleep. That's right, sleep!" Huffington wrote in a Dec. 16 blog post. "How much and how well we sleep in the coming …

Sleep

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

Success

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Real Estate

Designing Learning Environments

Some thoughts on designing better learning experiences<p>Workshops, lectures, conferences, courses, books, games, tutorials, etc. Products and services …

How to Use Social Media Properly - No I Mean It

Social media can be used for all kinds of things in today's world: To promote a good cause, spread awareness of something close to your heart, share …

All together now: how to build a social campus

Awkward, disconnected, chilly spaces keep conversations to a minimum. A well-designed university makes room for people to share ideas<p>University campuses are intended as social spaces, yet their design often sends out the opposite message. Designers go for unusual shapes in an attempt to portray …

Mindfulness Training At School Could Help At-Risk Kids

We still have to solve the problems that are causing kids trauma in the first place.<p>(Reuters Health) - Middle-school students in urban areas may benefit from in-school mindfulness programs, a new study suggests.<p>Students taking a mindfulness-based stress reduction program during the school day ended …

What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Apple

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …